BC Ferries

  • Corporate Security Officer, Northern Region

    Posted Date 1 month ago(2/21/2019 11:54 AM)
    Number of Positions
    Location City
    Port Hardy
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Job Category
    Closing Date
  • Job Description

    With 47 ports of call, 35 vessels, and more than 500 sailings every day, BC Ferries is the largest independently-owned ferry company in the world. Dedicated to safety, excellence, innovation, and people, we are committed to continuously improving the west coast travel experience of our customers.




    Northern Region


    In a role critical to the safety and security of BC Ferries operations, you are a key member of the Corporate Security Services team. Reporting to the Manager, Security, you are based in Port Hardy and responsible for the North Coast & Northern Islands Regions, ensuring compliance with the Transport Canada Domestic Ferries Security Regulations (DFSR).  You identify security vulnerabilities, respond to security concerns, organize and conduct drills and exercises, and initiate preventative security measures.  You oversee the contracted security guard and canine screening teams at area facilities and vessels.  You manage the security technology and communication function (CCTV, access control, alarm management, etc.) of the Northern Region’s facilities and vessels while training and educating employees in security awareness and preparedness. You act as a company representative on matters of security with the general public and civic authorities.


    You have a post-secondary diploma in Business Administration, Criminal Justice or other related discipline, along with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a security or law enforcement related field. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered. You have strong analytical, planning and leadership skills.  You have experience with security technology and communication functions, are proficient with the MS Office Suite of programs, have excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to interact positively and proactively with customers and staff at all levels.  Familiarity with marine security, and specifically an understanding of the DFSR would be an asset. Ability and willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends with travel necessary to cover areas of responsibility. This is not a security guard role however; Basic Security Training and a valid BC Security Licence are considered assets. The successful candidate will be subject to a Criminal Record Check. 


    To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position. This information will be used as part of the selection process.


    Please submit your cover letter and resume by March 22, 2019.


    We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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